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Arab travel group urges jittery industry to hold its nerve

10/02/2011 13:06

Airlines and tour operators should try and avoid over-reacting to outbreaks of unrest in Arab countries, according to the Middle East and North Africa Travel Association.


Welcoming the decision by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to amend its travel advice for Tunisia so that potential visitors are no longer being told to avoid all but essential travel to the country, MENATA’s Executive Director Peter Lilley said: “Situations can change very quickly. It would be far better if airlines and tour operators opted to make short-term decisions based on real evidence rather than playing soothsayer and trying to predict the future.”


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